Dr. Sam A. Labib
Dr. Sameh (Sam) A. Labib, Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Emory University, is an experienced sports medicine surgeon at the Emory Sports Medicine Center and director of the Ankle and Foot service at Emory Department of Orthopedic Surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery since 1996 with additional subspecialty board certification in sports medicine surgery. Dr. labib joined Emory in 1999 after completing an orthopedic residency at the prestigious McGill University and additional 3 post graduate surgical fellowship in knee, ankle and foot surgery. His unique experience includes state of the art minimally invasive treatments of cartilage defects of the knee and ankle as well as complex reconstruction for joint preservation including cadaver tissue reconstruction of knee and ankle cartilage and bone defects.
At Emory, Dr. Labib is the leading surgeon for joint preservation techniques such as corrective bone realignment (osteotomies), cartilage and bone reconstruction and ligament repair of the knee and ankle. As a sports medicine specialist, Dr. Labib serves as the Head team physician for Oglethorpe University athletics and Spellman College. Additionally, he is an orthopedic consultant for the Atlanta Falcons, Georgia Tech and Emory University.
Dr. Labib is recognized nationally and internationally for his work in treatment of the knee, Ankle and foot problems in all athletes including professional and collegiate level athletes.
For the past several years, Dr. Labib has been repeatedly nominated by his peers as one of “America’s Top Doctors” as chronicled by www.CastleConnelly.com. Also, he has been selected as one of America’s “Best Doctors” by www.BestDoctors.com, and a top orthopedic surgeon in Atlanta by the International Association of Orthopedic Surgeons, www.iaorthopedics.com.
Such recognition of Dr. labib by his peers have translated to becoming a regional referral center for all problems of the knee and ankle, thus further bolstering Emory’s reputation as the place to go for advanced tertiary care.
Emory Sports Medicine
The Emory Sports Medicine Center is a leader in advanced treatments for patients with orthopedic and sports-related injuries. From surgical sports medicine expertise to innovative therapy and athletic injury rehabilitation, our sports medicine physicians and specialists provide the most comprehensive treatment for athletic injuries in Atlanta and the state of Georgia. Constantly conducting research and developing new techniques, Emory sports medicine specialists are experienced in diagnosing and treating the full spectrum of sports injuries.